Predicate: pretend

Roleset id: pretend.01 , make-believe, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

pretend.01: PRETEND-V NOTES: Frames file for 'pretend' based on sentences in wsj. No Verbnet entry. (from pretend.01-v predicate notes)


pretend (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: pretender
        Arg1-PPT: premise

Example: premise as full S

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: infinitive

        It's just comic when they-1 try *trace*-1 to pretend they're still the master race.''

        Arg0: *trace*
        Rel: pretend
        Arg1: they 're still the master race

Example: premise as infinitive

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        A Flemish game show has as its host a Belgian pretending to be Italian.

        Arg0: a Belgian
        Rel: pretending
        Arg1: to be Italian